ACCA Announces 45-day Review of Quality Maintenance Standard

June 14, 2018

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announces the First Public Review of BSR/ACCA 4 QM - 201x (Maintenance of Residential HVAC Systems). The 45-day public review period begins June 15, 2018 and closes on July 30, 2018.

ACCA's Quality Maintenance Standard provides minimum requirements for the maintenance inspections performed by HVAC contractors for heating and air-conditioning equipment in residential buildings.

The standard includes checklist tasks for inspecting, testing, and measuring electrical, controls, mechanical, venting, air distribution, and piping systems of residential HVAC systems. The checklists also provide recommended corrective actions which the HVAC contractor shall present to the homeowner to remedy identified faults like cleaning, adjusting, and/or replacing equipment and components on a periodic basis.

A copy of the proposed Standard can be downloaded for free from Comments on this public review must be submitted by July 30, 2018 (5:00 P.M. EDT) using the ACCA Public Response Form (available from

For more information, please contact ACCA’s Director of Industry and External Relations, Todd Washam, at or 703-824-8864.


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ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the indoor environment and energy services community. Our member firms are the nation's most professional contracting businesses, serving residential and commercial customers in every state. With roots stretching back a century, ACCA was incorporated in its present form nearly 50 years ago. Today, ACCA sets the standards for quality comfort systems, provides leading-edge education for contractors and their employees, and fights for the interests of professional contractors throughout the nation. Learn more about ACCA here.